Montgomery County is known throughout the nation for providing some of the top-performing public schools in the U.S. The best of the best is in Poolesville—Poolesville Elementary, Monocacy Elementary, John Poole Middle School, and Poolesville High School—which makes the town so appealing to families.
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The highly acclaimed Poolesville High School consistently earns national ranking.
For 7 years in a row, The Washington Post has placed Poolesville High School at #1 among both public and private high schools in the state of Maryland.
U.S. News & World Report also placed the school as the best in Maryland, as well as #90 among 24,000 high schools across the entire country.
For three consecutive years, Newsweek Magazine rated Poolesville High School as the #1 public high school in Maryland.
Poolesville High School’s 92% participation in Advanced Placement courses and impressive 18:1 student-teacher ratio are among the many reasons the school continues to garner widespread accolades.
From kindergarten through high school, Poolesville families experience academic excellence in the Montgomery County School District. In addition to Poolesville High School—which features the PHS Magnet Program—students benefit from the exceptional education offered at Poolesville Elementary, Monocacy Elementary, and John Poole Middle School.